ILRI vacancy: Research Officer – Livestock CRP country project, Vietnam (closing date: 03 September 2019)
Agri-Health / East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / Livestock / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

ILRI vacancy: Research Officer – Livestock CRP country project, Vietnam (closing date: 03 September 2019)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Officer I to support the implementation of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock Agri-food Systems, known as Livestock CRP in Vietnam. This position is jointly employed by ILRI and Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Vietnam. Deadline 3 September 2019. Continue reading

Transforming livelihoods in South Asia through sustainable livestock research and development
AHH / Animal Breeding / Animal Feeding / Animal Health / Asia / Bangladesh / Collaboration / Dairying / Event / Feeds / FFD / Forages / Goats / ILRI / India / LiveGene / Livestock / Nepal / Pakistan / PIL / Research / South Asia

Transforming livelihoods in South Asia through sustainable livestock research and development

On 13 and 14 November 2018, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) convened a regional workshop with partners from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. Together with ILRI senior staff and scientists, participants from public and private institutions reviewed country development outcomes, agricultural priorities and constraints and potential contributions of the livestock sector in the region. Continue reading

Urgent action needed to close the ‘livestock data gap’ to address poverty and food insecurity
Data / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Urgent action needed to close the ‘livestock data gap’ to address poverty and food insecurity

From 28-30 November 2018, the meeting of the Livestock Data for Decisions (LD4D) Community of Practice brings together key people from academia, NGOs, donor agencies and industry to address the challenge of missing or poor data, and develop innovative approaches to inform policies and investments in the livestock sector. Continue reading

New project to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Vietnam’s pig sector
A4NH / AHH / EcoHealth / Food Safety / ILRI / Launch / Livestock / Pigs / Project / Southeast Asia / Vietnam / Zoonotic Diseases

New project to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Vietnam’s pig sector

A two-year project that will assess veterinary health management and veterinary drug use in Vietnamese pig farms has been launched. The project will be implemented from February 2018 to January 2020 in Bac Ninh Province. Continue reading

ILRI and Myanmar officials discuss collaboration opportunities in livestock development
Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Myanmar / Partnerships / Southeast Asia

ILRI and Myanmar officials discuss collaboration opportunities in livestock development

A meeting between Ye Tun Win, director general for livestock at MOALI and Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), was held 17 November 2017 at the ILRI Hanoi office to identify how ILRI can support livestock development in Myanmar. Continue reading